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African Influences in the Caribbean: West Africa and Puerto Rico

Hannibal Square Heritage Park 642 W. New England, Winter Park, FL
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda and Valencia College are partnering together to provide a series of panel discussions called "African Influence in the Caribbean." During this fourth program, scholars and area experts will discuss how West African dances have influenced the Afro-descendant dances in the Caribbean. Special focus will demonstrate the parallels and exchange of musical and dance traditions in Puerto Rican and Nigeria. Professor Eric Wright (Valencia

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